storge wrote:a male human wrote:http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/26461244 (a study I was a subject in)
"Participants who suffered through a waiting period marked by anxiety, rumination, and pessimism responded more productively to bad news and more joyfully to good news, as compared with participants who suffered little during the wait. These findings substantiate the difficulty of enduring a stressful waiting period but suggest that this difficulty may pay off once the news arrives."
Worrying is good, guys!
On a similar note...
http://mobile.nytimes.com/blogs/well/20 ... /?referer=
The Puttermans were in my section at Chapman before I transferred out. Yay friends!